• Poverty Point Mound

    Poverty Point

    National Monument Louisiana

Things To Do

Dated between 1650 and 700 B.C., this site of more than 400 acres is unique among archaeological sites on this continent. In 1962, Poverty Point was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

The State of Louisiana operates an interpretive museum, holds special events, and provides programs and guided tours.

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